Friday, 16 February 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Austria Among the Seychelles' top 6 Leading Markets at Start of 2018

While Germany maintains its position as the Seychelles' leading tourism market at the start of 2018, another German speaking market - Austria - is also showing that it has the potential to become an important market for the country.

After having sent 8,720 visitors to Seychelles in 2017, Austria has already sent 68 percent more tourists the island nation so far in 2018.

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Hotel Updates: Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare

Eco-Friendly Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare Recognised by Luxury Travel Guide

February is widely recognised as being the month of love, and this month Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare has received recognition for the love it’s been showing the planet. It was announced earlier this week that the Baie Lazare hotel was the winner of the Luxury Travel Guide’s Luxury Eco-Friendly Hotel Award for Seychelles.  

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles Tourism Board Rolls-Out 'The Call of the Islands' Campaign in France

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has launched an above-the-line advertising campaign in France aimed at reaching out to potential holidaymakers on the market.

The campaign was rolled-out from mid-January through to the first week of February 2018, and comprised of TV spots and billboards.

Sunday, 4 February 2018

Hotel Updates: Les Laurier Hotel & Restaurant

Temporary Closure of Les Laurier Hotel & Restaurant: 19.11.2018 - 01.03.2019

Please note that Les Laurier Hotel & Restaurant, on Praslin Island, Seychelles, has advised that they will be closed during the period 19th November 2018 until the 01st March 2019.

Please see the offocial communique from the hotel below: 

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

The Seychelles Tourism Board and Air Seychelles Host Appreciation Evening in India, Which Ended 2017 as the Destination's 7th Top Market

Seychelles is starting to reap the rewards for having invested much efforts and resources in promoting the destination in India.

In spite of being a relatively new market for the island destination whose bulk of visitors originate from Europe, India has been witnessing year-on-year growth in the number of visitors coming to Seychelles.

Friday, 2 February 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles Represented at Key Travel Fairs in Norway and Finland to Further Increase Visibility in the Nordic region

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) continues with its pursuit of raising awareness and increasing the destination's visibility in the Nordic region in 2018.

STB's Director for Scandinavia, Russia/CIS & Eastern Europe, Karen Confait, kicked off the new year, showcasing Seychelles at the Norwegian Travel Fair 'Reiselivsmessen' in Oslo, Norway.

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Hotel Updates: Divers Lodge Guest House

Temporary Closure to Divers Lodge Guest House

Kindly note as from 31st May 2018 - 01st July 2018 Divers Lodge Guest House and Breakfast Area on Mahé Island 
will be closed for renovation.

The hotel will start to take bookings as from the 03rd July 2018.

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

Oldest Denis Island Resident Turns 120

New Year's Day on Denis is not solely about ringing in another year – it also marks the birthday of one of our most famous island residents. Toby, the oldest giant tortoise on the island, celebrated his 120th birthday on 1st January, with a little help from Denis staff and guests alike.

The team from the kitchen and gardens prepared a giant tortoise-sized "fruit pie" for Toby to share with his family and friends in the spacious tortoise park where they reside. 

Friday, 26 January 2018

Hotel Updates: Indian Ocean Lodge

A Lodge that Packs Indian Ocean Flavour into Every Bite

With the new resorts that have sprung up on Praslin in the past decade, there are plenty of opportunities to indulge in world-class culinary experiences.

But for residents – and tourists who do a little homework – there’s one place that fits comfortably on the restaurant spectrum right where it’s always been.

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Hotel Updates: Anse Soleil Beachcomber

Extension Project Set for Anse Soleil Beachcomber

Please be advised that Anse Soleil Beachcomber, on Mahé Island Seychelles, has started an extension project of 6 new villas and a spa. This project has been given a two year time frame in which to be completed. The project is situated in an area between the Self Catering Apartments and the hotel parking. Anse Soleil Beachcomber has taken note that the noise will be a minimum and strict working hours will be respected in order to avoid any disturbances.

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Seychelles Features Among the World's Top 20 Wedding Destinations at the 'Best Wedding Award' in China

Seychelles has added yet another accolade to its collection at the very start of the year 2018.

The island destination has been named one of the 'Top 20 Most Beautiful Wedding Destinations in the World' by People's Daily – one of the largest and most influential newspapers in China.

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles Announces Business Transformation Plan to Safeguard Long-Term Profitability

Air Seychelles has announced a new strategic transformation plan aimed at ensuring the long-term profitability and sustainability for the airline.

·               Airline to suspend its Paris and Antananarivo services from 24 April 2018
·               Focus will be on airline’s domestic and regional networks
·               Fleet modernization plans - A320  to be replaced by next generation aircraft

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Hotel Updates: Crown Beach Hotel

Crown Beach Hotel Now Offers Free WiFi to All Guests

Crown Beach Hotel, on Mahé Island Seychelles, has announced that they now offer free WiFi to all of their guests and the service is available across their entire property. 

For bookings and more information, contact your Mason's Travel representative. 

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles - Cancelled Flight: Seychelles to Mauritius 18.01.2018

Dear Valued Customer,

With Tropical Cyclone Berguitta affecting the Indian Ocean region, Air Seychelles has cancelled its flight to Mauritius on Thursday 18th January. Any further schedule changes will be communicated promptly.

Seychelles is not affected by Cyclone Berguitta as the archipelago remains out of the cyclone belt. 

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Hotel Updates: Constance Hotels & Resorts

Constance Hotels & Resorts’ Savoir-Faire Recognized Internationally at the 11th World Luxury Hotel Awards

Even more international awards in 2017 for Constance Hotels & Resorts, this time at the 11th World Luxury Hotel Awards ceremony held on December 2nd in St Moritz, Switzerland at Kulm Hotel. Divided into four sections, the World Luxury Hotel Awards recognizes the various participants on a worldwide, continental, regional and national level. The hotel group won an award for the quality of its services, while six of its hotels were also given prizes.

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Hotel Updates: Eden Bleu Hotel

Refurbishments and Partial Closure of Hotel: 5 - 28 February 2018

We would like to inform you that from the 
5th to 28th February 2018 Eden Bleu Hotel, on Eden island, Seychelles, will be conducting refurbishments to their hotel. The hotel will not be able to accommodate any new bookings during those days.

Please take note on the below:

Monday, 1 January 2018

Hotel Updates: Le Duc de Praslin

Property Extension with 20 New Modern Deluxe Rooms with State-of-the-Art Rooftop Gym, Architectural Swimming Pool & Luxurious Spa

As from 1st May 2018, Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas will embark on an extension project adjacent to the hotel on the grounds of the old standard rooms at the far northern end of the property. The standard rooms will be demolished to make way for this new contemporary complex.